Biography

1924   

Born in Kiel, Germany

Until 1941   

Apprenticeship as decorative painter

1942 - 1945   

Soldier

1948 - 1949   

Attended a private art school in Plön, Holstein, Germany

1950 - 1958   

Studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf as student of Bruno Goller and Ewald Mataré

1956   

Master-class student in the sculpture class of Ewald Mataré and involvement as coworker for Mataré’s works at Cologne Cathedral

Since 1958   

Work as freelance artist in Dusseldorf

Since 1962   

Haese discovers the mechanical components of watches and clocks as well as other metallic materials as subject and construction elements of his art

1964

Participates documenta III, Kassel

1966   

David E. Bright-Foundation Award, Venice Biennale

1967   

Cornelius Prize from the city of Düsseldorf Prize from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

1969

Participates X. Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil

1978   

Art Price of the German federal state Schleswig-Holstein

1980   

Visitor Prize of the Triennale Fellbach, Germany

1981   

Received the Award “Kunstpreis der Künstler”, Düsseldorf

1994   

Haese  became honorary professor of the German federal State Schlesweig-Holstein

1997   

Member of the “Freie  Akademie der Künste”, Hamburg

2002   

Art Prize of the  „Schleswig-Holsteinischen Wirtschaft“

2013   

Visitor Prize of the Triennale Fellbach, Germany

2016

Günter Haese died November 30 nearby Hannover